COOKE IS STRONG
IN HIS DISTRICT
DOG ATTACKS A BOY
BITES HIM IN NECK
CROWD TO HEAR
THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1904.
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Good Record in His Two Years
in the General Assembly.
RENOMINATED BY PARTY
His Influence at Capital Will Make
Him DoubTy Valuable the
In the two years that he has served
as a member of the prate legislature
as minority representative from the
Thirty-third senatorial district, Hon.
-i rge A. Cooke, of Aledo. Mercer
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HON". (inORCK A COOKE.
county, has mor- than fulfilled the pre
dictions of his friends that he would
j rov- ne of the most creiitaide rep
resentatives h--nt from this district in
years. Mr. Conk's rr cord is clean,
an i ho lu.s trained a popularity and in
'!: nee in tii' house that will make
him doubly valuable to his district in
the com in it two years, he having been
renominated as a candidate for the de
mocracy. l.-aIT in Party lu nni(.
Mr. Cooke is I'-ader of the younger
ehnient of his party in Mercer county.
Horn near Athens, in Harrison county,
Ohio. July ::, 1M.! he was 1 It an or
p'.:;.n in his youth, coming to Mercer
co.mty in lsvu !() Miko his home with
an uncle. He farmed until 1 in
tliat yt-ar going to Aledo to shift for
himseif. After graduating from the
in isv-; he entered
Knox college at Caiesburg, com)leting
the classical course in lv.ej. He read
law in the office of Pepper & Scott,
at Aledo. and was admitted to the bar
in 1 S r ." . He practiced his profession
for nine months in Caiesburg. and
then returned to Aledo, and has re
main d there since, being now in part
nership with Aiex McArthur.
Mr. Cooke was married to Miss Sar
ah Hlee at Aledo Oct. 2". lfnk They
have two children. Mr. Cooke is a
member of the M tsonic. Pythian and
Wo iilimn f ra t emit ies.
ASPHALT AT $2.15 PER YARD
Barber People Accept Chicago Con
tract at a Low Figure.
Kock Island property owners who
have desired to lay asphalt pavement
on .-trects before their premises and
have been repeatedly balked by var
ions obstacles will be interested in this
notice of a contract let ;;t Chicago ap-
ear:ng ni fie hronu-ie:
""In kiting the contract to pave
Irving avenue, between West Monroe
:::id West Harrison streets, to the
!kir!"'r Asphalt company the board of
local improvements yesterday broke
the record of sevtn years for low
pri s. The I'.arher company offered
in lay the a-phalt for a square
j.ird. vi i Is total co-l f $ ! .",.:iC!. Tin-:'eiic-
of the sea.-mi and com pet it ion
a i given as cau.-es for t :ie break in
TO ATTEND COMMANDERY
Reck Island to Ee Represented at State
Masonic Meeting in Chicago.
.et Monday evening a party of
iex-k Island Masons will go to Chicago
to attend the annual sessions of the
i-rand commandery. Knights Templar.
1 the grand chapter. Royal Arch
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The commandery sessions
;,re to be held Tuesday ami Wednes
day, and the chapter sessions on
Thursday and Friday. The local dele
iraf will probably be M. M. Priggs.
tl I. Mack. H. 11. Cleveland. H. A.
I I. McDonald and D. .1. Sears. Mr.
t'leveland is now one of the grand
ificers of the onunandery. and ac
eording to the traditions of ihe ordir
will be i.dected to the next higher of
fice at this session. Mr. Sears and Mr.
P.nggs have received apimintmems to
the committee on chapters. An effort
is to be made to elect Mr. Sears to an
office in the grand chapw r.
Football Gctne Here Tomorrow.
Tomorrow afternoon at the Twelfth
street park, the M. A: K. football team
of Rock Is'and wi'l contest for honors
with the Molir.e Centrals. Both teams
an 'txri-V.iri reputa
tion am on 2 the armvt t:r trams of the
trt-eitios. and an interesting game is
anticipated. With good football weath
er the game will probably attract a
large crowd of enthusiasts.
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Edward B3uersfeld Set Upon While at
Play at Home of His Uncle
on Twelfth Street.
Edward, young: son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Bauerst'ekl. 112 Twelfth
street, was attacked by a dog this af
ternoon while playing on the premises
of his uncle. Henry Fluegel. Eighth
avenue and Twelfth street, this after
noon. The dog, without provocation,
sprang: at the boy's neck. The flesh of
the neck and cheek were torn by the
dog's teeth several stitches being re
quired to close the wounds. The boy
was afterward removed to the St. An
thony hospital in the city ambulance.
E. C. Eberhart is in Chicago.
Mrs. Fred Jones is visiting with ret
atives in Chicago.
O. H. Pirkel hn Tcturned from a
Chicago business trip.
Mr. ami Mrs. H. L. Lewis have re-ft-ned
after a week's visit at Council
Mrs. L. J. Hcrtell departed last even
ing to spend the winter at Los Ange
Miss Eliska Parker returned yes
terday from St. Louis after spending a
weik at the fair.
A. II. Anson and daughter Lillian de
parted last evening to spend a week
at the world's fair.
Mr. and Mrs. I). J. Hali departed
la.-t evening to spend a week at the
world's fair at St. Louis.
Mrs. Deln ar Larkin and daughter
Mauel have gone to St. Louis to spend
a week visiting at the fair.
Miss Margaret Leahy am! Miss
Ciace Hennell left lat evening to
sp. ml a week' at the St. Louis fair.
Mrs. William Payne is spending a
month visitirg with her daughter.
Mrs. M. P.. Puiley, at Danville, LI.
Mr. and Mrs. I). E. Ellison have re-ffiK-d
to their Chicago home after
vi.-. ting for a tew days with Rock I sl
at' d relatives.
Joseph Weinberger and family, of
Madison. Neb., are in the city for a
visit of three weeks at the home of
Mrs. M. F. Hanley, of Minneapolis,
is visiting her parents. Capt. and Mrs.
T. J. Huford. Mrs. Hanley is accom
panied by her two sons,
Mrs. Edward Houter has returned
to her home at Memphis ;ftr a
W'. k's visit with her sister. Miss Perth;-.
Ford, in Rock Island.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Allison, of Jack
sonville, are the guest.-; of Mr. and
Mrs. H. F. Fcekl. They will spend
a week visiting in Rock Island.
Frank Walters, of Rockford, arrived
in the city la.-t evening to spend a
few days with friends, before leaving
to spend the winter in Los Angeles,
Mrs. Fred S: ration and children left
this morning for their home in Cincin
nati after a visit of two weeks with
Mrs. Stratum's father, John R. Stau
b;:ch. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Craves leave ear
ly ne::t week for a month's visit at I'e
loit Wis., Chicago and at Minneapo
lis. They will probably be absent from
the city for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. C. U. Cantler and son
Gorge, of Canton. Ilk. are the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Fhler. Pefore
r turning to their home they will
sj end a few days at the world's fair.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lanning. of Fr
it;. na. are visiting at the home of Mr.
:it. Mrs. C. A. Thorens. They will
sj i :id some time visiting with Chica
go relatives before returning to their
F. I). Klender has returned from an
e tended business trip in the Dakotns.
Mr. Kb tider was among the Rock I.-l-ar.d
men who secured property in the
reservations recently opened in South
R. C. Dalzcll. a former Rock Island
ri.-idcnt. now located at Minneapolis
is spending a few flays visit, with old
friends here. He will spend a week at
tl e st. Louis f?'ir before returning to
Carl Hellpenstell has returned from
S . Louis, where he attended the an
n. ml convention of the Illinois Hank
ers' association, by which organiza
tion he was honored with election as
Two Plead in the County Court.
Herman Sours, of Moline. pleaded
guilty to petty larceny in the county
conn yesterday, and was sentenced to
:" days in the county work house by
Judge Parmenter. A fine of SLi and
costs was also imposed, and will be
worked out at the rate of $1.5.1 a day
unless paid. Sours on Sept. 2S stole
a clock valued at SI. .10. which was the
property of A. J. Osflund. Jerome
Kleyla, a Moline saloonkeeper, entered
a plea of guilty to one count charging
him with selling iiqnor to a minor, and
was fined $20 and costs. Lawrence
Pland was the complaining witness.
Mr. Judge Has Recovered.
Miles W. Judge, of Kincsfisher. Okla..
whose mind became affected from a
recurrence of a nervous affection,
while on a visit fo his father at Miian.
has been discharged fully recovered
from Mercy hospital at Davenport,
where he has ben confined for a wc k.
Mr. Judge leaves tomorrow for his
home, and f n wife goes to Neoga, Ilk.
to visit relatives. Mr. Judge is editor
of the Kingfisher Times.
Big Democratic Rally at the
Rink This Even-
INTEREST OVER THE COUNTY
Talks Also by Judge C. B. Thomas
And R. E. Spang
ler. Probably the Sixteenth street rink
never held a bigger crowd than the
one that will be there this evening to
greet Hon. Lawrence B. Stringer on
his first call to Rock Island in his can
vass for the office of governor as the
candidate of the democratic party.
Citizens have been coming from all
parts of the county today to be present
at the meeting. Davenport wiil have
a large representation, including the
flambeau club which will form part of
the escort to Mr. S: ringer and the oth
er speakers from the Harper house to
Senator Stringer, accompanied by
Judge Charles B. Thomas and R. E.
Spangler, the nominees for the offices
of treasurer and auditor, will reach the
city at :) o'clock this evening. They
will come from Wyoming, where they
spoke this afternoon, over the Peoria
branch of the Rock Island road.
Ittet':t liiu lit Harper Moor.
A committe of local democrats will
receive them at the depot on Twen
tieth street and accompany them to
the Harper house where, after dinner,
there will be held for an hour an in
formal reception to give all those de
siring an opportunity to shake hands
with Senator Stringer and the two
other candidates. This invitation is
not conveyed to democrats alone, but
Senator Stringer has expressed a wish
to meet all citizens, regardless of their
The llambeau club of the Rock Isl
and democratic club will make their
first loral appearance, and at S o'clock,
under the direction of Capt. Sam R.
Davis, will give a drill in front of the
Harper house, and thereafter, headed
by Bleuer's band, will escort Senator
Stringer and his party to the rink.
I'liriuli- to lte Miurt.
There will be no time taken up with
the parade, the speakers to be taken
directly to the meeting place, the band,
flambeaux and carriage moving down
Second avenue to Sixteenth street, and
thence to the rink, expecting to open
liie meeting promptly at .s:;'.o o'clock.
Hon. E. W. Hurst will act as chairman
and will introduce Senator Stringer
with a short address. Mr. Stringer
will devote himself to enlightening the
voters on national and state issues
from a democratic standpoint, and ail
who are in searcn of information bear
ing on the present campaign presented
by a political student and orator of
the first rank should not fair to hear
Mr. Stringer. He will be followed by
brief speeches by Judge Thomas and
All Ili-imxTiils Anki'il to I'nrl i'ii:ir.
All democrats, whether members of
the Rock Island Democratic club or
not, are invited to meet at the club
headquarters on Eighteenth street at
7:o0 this evening to escort Mr. String
er from the Harper house to the rink.
In corformity with the request J. W.
Cavanaugh. president of the club, is
sued the following call this afternoon:
Rock Island. Ilk, Oct. 22. The mem
bers of the Rock Island Democratic
club and democrats generally are re
quested to m et r.t headquarters on
Eighteenth street this evening prompt
ly at 7:1!i o'clock to participate in the
parade from the Harper house to the
rink on Sixteenth street in honor of
Ihe visit, of Hon. Lawrence B. String
er, democratic candidate for governor.
J. V. CAVANAt ;il. Pr.'si.l.-nt.
Mcelroy jury disagrees
Out Since Yesterday Morning and Un
able to Reach Verdict.
The jury in the ciicuit court that
heard the evidence in the suit for
$.".111111 damages of Irvin Lvnch. by his
mother, Mrs. Rosa Lynch against
James McElroy, the former saloon
keeper, reported a disagreement, to
Judge Gest a' lSl'i this afi. rnoon. and
was discharged. The jury had been
out since 11 o'clock yesterday morning
trying to reach a verdict. The defend
ant js claimed to have sold to William
Lynch, the father of the plaintiff, the
liquor that made him drunk on the
evening he was run down and killed
by a train at Thirty-eighth street. The
e.ise has been trir'd twice. At the first
hearing the death of Lynch was not
Two divorces were granted in the
circuit court this morning by Judge V.'.
H. Gest Gi rt rude Knupp. of Moline.
fr"M! George W. Knupp. for b son ion.
and to Irene Moore Shelley, of Drury
township, from Milton J. Shfilry.
Knupp i:-ert d his wife q month after
their marriage April PI. l!c'2, going to
Houston. Texas. She stated that she
had not heard from him since. She
was allowd the custody of ler chi'd.
The She leys have b"f n let. ding- a
Stormy existence since they were Wf )
ded e:gh- years ago. Each had been
married before. Sh.dhy has been in
a number of scrapes in Drury town-
. sh'p. having once been sentenced to
! the county jail for an assault on a
'neighbor. Mrs. Shelley al'eged drunk
enness in her bill for divorce. Sh 1
J ley appeared in court in person, his af
, tornev having withdrawn from the
case. Judge Gest told Sheiley that hej
made by the Stein-Bloch tailors, are
marked by a skill which only a past
master with the shears can approach.
Covert Top Coats, medium weight
Overcoats of conservative cut ' and
style, and as crisp a line of Sacks as
were ever designed and sewed with
Tightness at the tailors' elbow. Chev
iot, homespuns and wattn and rich
browns, comfortable greys and a score
of mixtures and patterns.
The Stein-Bloch label is inside every
coat collar. -
SOMMER.S & LA VELLE,
1804 Second Avenvie, Rock Island.
Our hats have a reputation fcr
reliability and style and this is
confirmed by every visitor to
We are making an unequaled
display embracing every late
idea in hcadwear, and we make
a specialty of medium priced
hats that will conform to the
ideas of the stylish dresser.
Qinrf Cor- 20,K St-
could have a jury trial if he desired,
but he allowed that he would not go
to that trouble, and entered a default,
it seems that the couple agreed to sep
arate 15 months ago. Shelley consent
ing to his wife beginning divorce pro
ceedings with the understanding that
he was not to defend.
McCASKRIN IN LOWER END
Hss to Have Permit to Speak in Garn
sey Square, So He Moves.
If. M. McCaskrin delivered two
speeches in the First ward last even
ing attacking the candidacy of John
K. Scott for the state's attorneyship.
He spoke first in the block below Garn
sey square. He had announced that he
would speak in the square, but ho was
informed by the commissioner that he
would have to have a special permit
from the mayor to do so. Mr. McCas
krin slated that he supposed as a citi
.' II he had a- much right as any one
to speak in a public square. lie did
not have time to hunt up lie mayor,
and simply invited his auditors to join
iiim a block farther away. Mr. Scull's
!oih r Will was in the audience again
last evening, and during tlic first meet
ing he told McCaskrin that he was ut
t. ring falfenoods about his brother,
but tie- crowd appeared to be with
McCaskrin. shouting at Scott to remain
silent. There was no further interrup
tion ;it either meeting. The second
one was held at Tiiiid avenue and
S- V(nth street. McCaskrin reiterated
the charges that he made against Scott
in hi.s Market square and Seventh
ward ng. -tings. This aft '.rnoon Mc
Caskrin ."peak.i a' Reynold.- and this
evening at Illinois City.
J. K. Scot? announced today that h
would answer H. M. McCaskrin in the
t all at the corner of Third street arid
Fifth avenue at S o'clock this even
ing. HAVE LEFT RECONVENTION
Local Y. M. C. A. Has Fine Represen
tation at Alton.
Bo. s' Secretary L. L. McDonald.,
physical Director F. '. L'ltl. S'ate
Railway Secretary A. M. Pruner. Ar
thur Hansen and .!aco! Antes ie.
parted last evening for Alton, where
they will act as legatee to the an
nual convention of fie Idii.ois V. M.
('. A. The convention tensions will
t mturte for a we'.
Dr. T. If. MeMichael. president of
is to ad
regular men's re-cring at the Y. M. C.
A. tomorrow. Special music has been
j rovid-d tor the meeting. Trie mee?
iuz will be followed bv ;h- regular
Vible classes and the fellowship lunch.
Attorney J. F. Witter is to address the
l.ovts" meeting, arrarged by the B. G.
- d. club of the association.
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Frances, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Svvanson. died yesterday at the
home in Sherrard of scarlet fever, aged
S years. Burial will be at Swedona.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto
livers. If I a .Ninth avenue, died yes
terday. The funeral occurred today.
The funeral of Charles Rogers was
j held this afternoon from the late
( home, 1111 Thirty-second street. The
I services were conducted by Rev. W.
h. .Marquis, of the Broadway Presby
terian church. Ihe members of the Syl
van Court of Honor, of which Mr. Rog
ers was a member, attended in a
body. The interment was made at
The funeral of Peter Liudblom wa.;
! held ye,,:, rday afternoon from tin;
home. lt.'; Thirty ninth street, the ser
vices being conducted by Rev. Dahl
berg. pasf-T of Xion Lutheran church.
A choir from Auguslana college ren
dered several hymns. The burial wa.;
at Riverside cinilery, iti Moline. Tin
palibcarcrs wire J. A. Anderson,
Charles Block. Harry Glenn, L. Litch-
; ey and L (Union, members of Carpen
j tors' nivon No. 1l';. and ugust Obion,
ia Moline number of Carpenters' l.'n-
ion No. 211.
Mrs. Eliza K I! !ht, a pioneer of lie
county, died Oct. IT en the family
homestead near Reynolds of the in
fit, nitic.-, of age. She was the wife of
Jane-H Kellein r fine of 111" substantia
fanners of the county, who survives hfr,
together with four children: Jarnes,
Thomas. Micha! and Miss Elizabeth
Kellehcr. all at home. excepting
Michael, who is a r - id' nt of Chicago.
There were five ihildnn born to the
couple. Mfty. who v. as i'-e wife f,f
John Ma'-k. having p..:--id a.vav. Mrs.
Ke!! her was a r t r t i - - of County Lang
ford, (pland, wh.Te s! wa:s born in
1 I' :. She and le r hu ,'iand setlhd
in Rof I: Lk iid county in 1 v.:"".. The
funeral sej-vif s wi re conducted at the
homo Oct. in by Rev. I' 'at le r Thomas
.Mackin, of Sr. Joseph's church, of
this city and interment was in Calvary
Lots For Sale.
Ti e P' acre strip o( land fin Thirty-
j eighth street and Eighteenth avenue.
; owned by H. Ohavi r, have been sold
, to John T. " Campbe' through the
; agency of C. V,. Duck. The land will
J be platted and s dd out in lots. All
information relating to same can be
had of John T. Campbell or W. H.
Carpenter at the office of the Empire
Coal & Coke Supply company, 1718
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